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HP G62

alaTest has collected and analyzed 695 reviews of HP G62. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the keyboard and screen. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the touchpad and reliability.

performance, price, usability, screen, keyboard

reliability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP G62 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for HP G62


alaTest has collected and analyzed 211 user reviews of HP G62 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the design and portability. The usability and price also get good views. The touchpad and keyboard get mixed reviews, and some have doubts about the energy efficiency and reliability.

performance, price, usability, portability, design

reliability, energy

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP G62-B27SA Laptop PC 15.6 Inch (AMD Athlon II Dual-Core Processor P340, 3 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)HP G62-105SA Notebook PC (15.6-inch LED Widescreen Display, Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Core i3 Processor i3-330M, 3 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, 802.11 b/gHP G62-B18SA 15.6" Laptop (Intel Core i3-350M 2.26GHz, 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows Home Prem 64-bit)

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for HP G62


alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 user reviews of HP G62 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the design and portability. The screen and price also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the keyboard and usability, and many are less positive about the touchpad and reliability.

performance, price, screen, portability, design

reliability, touchpad

72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP G62-144DX Notebook PC with Intel CoreTM i3-330M processor - 15.6" LED Display / 4GB DDR3 Memory / 500GB HD / SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW / Built-in HP wHP G62-140US 15.6-Inch Laptop (Bronze)HP G62-435DX Laptop Notebook / AMD Turion II Processor / 15.6" LED HD Display / 4GB DDR3 Memory / 320GB Hard Drive / Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive wi

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Review HP G62-130EG Notebook


Budget laptop. One Intel core processor please, with a side-order

Solid, hardwearing case; Fast hard drive; Low system noise; Decent keyboard; Good sound quality from the speakers

Poor graphics performance; Glossy display with low contrast; No number pad; Touchpad buttons don’t depress very far

The Acer Aspire 5741G: with Radeon HD 5470 and a slimmer look; the Sony Vaio VPCEA1S1E/W: similar hardware in a 14.1-inch format; the Acer Aspire 4820TG: HD 5650 with a 14-inch screen; the Acer Aspire 5551G: with AMD triple-core; the Samsung P530 Pro:...

Jul, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Dana Wollman (

HP G62t


Fast, stylish, and long-lasting, this 15-inch notebook is the best you can get for less than $600.

Thanks to its sophisticated design, fast performance, and long battery life, the HP G62t is the best bargain notebook around. Mainstream gamers will find that the Gateway NV5934u, also $599, offers better graphics performance, while the identically...

Apr, 2010

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HP G62-225nr


The HP G62-225nr ($579.98 list) is a mainstream, budget laptop that should serve the needs of a wide range of users—as long as speedy performance isn't a prerequisite. Available at Staples, there's actually not much to make the HP G62-225nr stand out...

Inexpensive. Very good battery life. Matte surface is smudge-resistant

Below-average performance

The HP G62-225nr is a 15.6-inch budget laptop with good battery life, but below-average performance and an unimpressive feature set.

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HP G62-355dx


There are budget laptops that raise the bar for the crowded desktop replacement market, and there are those wallet-friendly models that give you the bare minimum; the HP G62-355dx ($479.99 list), available at Best Buy, falls into the latter category....

Very affordable. Comfortable keyboard. Bright display

Sluggish performance. So-so battery life. Stingy feature set

You won't pay a lot for the HP G62-355dx, but you won't get much in the way of performance or features, either.

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HP G62-223CL


Costco also offers customers some added benefits. Whereas most vendors provide just a one-year warranty, Costco bumps that up to two years. It also offers Costco's Concierge Services, a free service to Costco members who purchase electronics at the...

Fast hard drive. Inexpensive. Lightweight. Matte lid is smudge-resistant. Costco's two year warranty is standard

Running on last year's processors. Quicklaunch keys are oddly placed. Mouse buttons are too resistant. Below average performance scores

The HP G62-223cl is an inexpensive mainstream laptop, but you can find a faster one for about the same price.

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HP G62-435DX


The trackpad is covered in the same imprinted pattern. Because it's seamlessly molded into the palm rest, with the same pattern as the rest of the chassis, there's no way to distinguish by feel where the palm rest ends and the trackpad begins. It led...

Comfortable keyboard. Card reader supports several formats. Dual-layer DVD burner. Best Buy offers decent extended warranties

Frustrating, stiff touchpad. Disappointing speakers. Weak performance across the board. Unattractive design. Small hard drive

The HP G62-534DX is a stripped down budget laptop, but with similarly priced systems offering so much more, there's not much to recommend it.

Expert review by: Luigi Lugmayr (

HP G62 Intel Dual Core 2.3GHz 16" LED-Backlit Laptop for $430 + free shipping


Staples offers the 5.5-lb. HP G62-225NR Pentium Dual Core 2.3GHz 15.6" Widescreen Notebook, model no. WQ769UA#ABA, for $429.98. With free shipping, that's $20 under our mention two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find. Sales tax is added...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (

HP Pavilion G62-454TU laptop


HP bills the Pavilion G62-454TU 15.6in laptop as an inexpensive home entertainment machine, but it's more than that: it's a very good all-round, entry...

Feels reasonably solid, looks good, good performance for office and multimedia tasks, good battery life

Screen has narrow viewing angles, screen too glossy, touchpad feels the same as the palmrest, touchpad buttons are hard to press, initial setup was not smooth

The HP Pavilion G62-454TU notebook is perfect for families, students and new computer users who want something cheap, yet with good performance. It has an Intel Pentium CPU under the hood, but it will do a good job running office and multimedia tasks....

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (

HP G62 review


Stunning performance for the budget price

Good performance ; Good audio quality

Integrated graphics ; Some flex in chassis

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (

HP G62-a45SA review


A powerfully performing budget laptop with great features and a speedy hard drive

Good performance ; Decent build quality ; Lightscribe DVD player

Limited storage ; Mixed usability

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Get a range of great features, sleek and stylish design and HP quality - all combined in this 39.6 cm (15.6-inch), 16:9 HP G62-100 notebook.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard


Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.13GHz
Processor Number:I3-330M
Type:Core i3


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel HD Graphics